||10,300,000 in China (1984). Population total all countries: 10,304,000.
||North Fujian Province, 7 counties around Jian’ou. Also in Singapore.
||Min Pei, Northern Min
||The Chinese now divide Chinese Min into 5 major varieties: Min Nan [nan], Min Bei [mnp], Min Dong [cdo], Min Zhong [czo], and Pu-Xian [cpx]. Others say there are at least 9 varieties which are inherently mutually unintelligible.
A member of macrolanguage Chinese [zho] (China).
||Literacy rate in L2: 91%. NT: 1934.
||The majority in China are classified as Han nationality. Buddhist, Daoist, Christian.